• Date: 29/09/2018
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judge: Kathy Gorman Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 05/11/2018

Belfast Dog Show Society

Breed: Spaniel (Irish Water)

Belfast Championship Show 2018 - judging critique

Irish Water Spaniel

Judge: MRS K GORMAN

DCC​ SH CH GLOI DONN ALL OR NOTHING AT STANEGATE (MRS J L CARRUTHERS)

RDCC ​CURLYCO MY HOT ROCKSTAR (MR J HACKETT)

BCC ​SH CH CUBOGLACH PETITE WAVE (MR M FORD)

RBCC​ GLOI DONN A KIND OF MAGIC (MS E J & DR L WALKER & ROBERTS)

BOB​ SH CH CUBOGLACH PETITE WAVE (MR M FORD)

BP​ CURLYCO MY HOT ROCKSTAR (MR J HACKETT)

 

Puppy - Dog

Entries: 2 Absentees: 1

1​Hackett's Curlyco My Hot Rockstar. Best Puppy & Res CC. Lovely compact and typical outline. Head of good size with broad skull and strong square muzzle of good length; intelligent, dark eye of correct almond shape. Excellent spring of rib for age; short strong loin. Good hind angulation with well let-down hocks. Moved soundly coming and going on large round feet. Shown in lovely coat and condition. Should have a bright future.

Post Graduate - Dog

Entries: 1 Absentees: 0

1​Biggs' Famous Crowd's Next Step for Kiahmist (IMP DNK). Pleasing outline and presented in lovely coat of good texture and condition. Masculine head of sufficient strength in both skull and muzzle. Excellent forechest and width of chest, good bone and spring of rib. Would prefer a slightly shorter loin. Well let down hocks. Covered the ground well on the move; just need a little more confidence in the ring.

Open - Dog

Entries: 3 Absentees: 1

1​Carruthers' Sh Ch Gloi Donn All or Nothing at Stanegate. CC. Well presented with lovely, typical, compact outline displaying strength. Good overall head shape with nice eye and expression. Excellent forechest and width of chest. Excellent spring of rib going well back to short, strong loin; good bone and strong topline. Well angulated hindquarters. Shown in excellent coat and muscular condition. Moved with lots of drive and soundly fore and aft.

2​O'Donnell Conway's Stanegate Over The Sea. A larger model, well made throughout with good bone. Strong muzzle of good length; large open nose; eyes a little round. Excellent spring of rib and depth of chest. Coat of good quality; moved with lots of drive and displaying his lovely temperament.

Post Graduate - Bitch

Entries: 1 Absentees: 0

1​Stoddart's Cuboglach Ruby Tiger. Typical and compact outline; feminine head and expression with intelligent eye of good shape. Well angulated infront and behind with well let-down hocks. Excellent spring of rib leading to short, strong loin. Moved soundly and happily keeping her topline well on the move. Shown in coat of good crisp texture and full of curls and ringlets.

Limit - Bitch

Entries: 1 Absentees: 0

1​Walker & Roberts'Gloi Donn A Kind Of Magic. Res CC. Compact and strong in outline. Good strength to muzzle and large, open nose; nice topknot and good width of skull. Correct almond eye shape with intelligent expression. Well angulated fore and aft; good depth of chest and excellent spring of rib. Well let down hocks. Moved with drive, slightly truer behind than infront. Good coat texture.

Open - Bitch

Entries: 2 Absentees: 1

1​Ford's Sh Ch Cuboglach Petite Wave. CC & BOB. Very pleasing typical, compact outline and shown in excellent hard, muscular condition with lovely coat full of tight, crisp curls. Sufficient strength and width in skull, muzzle of good length and required square shape. Large, open nose, nicely set on ears of good length. Nicely placed shoulder with good return of upperarm. Excellent forechest, depth of chest and spring of rib. Good bend of stifle and well let down hocks. Good, tight topline which she held well on the move. Really strode out and covered the ground well on the move which gave her the edge over the dog in the challenge.

 

Kathy Gorman

Judge